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Vermillion Victory Bonds on sale!

Vermillion Victory Bonds are back!!

Visit the gift card marketplace and purchase gift cards from participating businesses at 20% off.

The marketplace will go live at 12:01 am on Sunday February 14th for a limited time.

Buy Victory Bonds here

VCDC is hosting a business luncheon February 23rd

VCDC RED Talks is the newly launched and revitalized business luncheon series.
RED Talks will be the place to share “Conceptualized Community Collaboration”.
Come and hear from Kelley Ashby the founder and owner of Kelley Ashby Consulting on the topic of work-life balance.
You’ll hear proactive strategies to enhance resilience with information shared on:
· Importance of work-life balance
· Working from home
· Learn the tricks to be at the top of your game
· Resilience quiz
Read RED Talks Event Page

New Members of VCDC Board of Directors

The election for the Vermillion Area Chamber & Development Company Board of Directors was recently held.

Please read the attached letter announcing the new Board members and thanking our outgoing Board members.

Read VCDC BOD Announcement

Your input is needed

The Clay County Commission and the Chiesman Center for Democracy at USD have designed a short survey to gather your input on the future of the Clay County Courthouse.

Please use the following link to complete a brief online survey. Your anonymous feedback will guide important decisions about the future of our county facilities. Paper copies are also available by contacting: Shane.Nordyke@usd.edu.

You can access the full summary report here.

Access survey here

5th Annual Standstill Parade of Lights Holiday Special: Footage & Bonus Features

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) & Travel to Vermillion

Vermillion, South Dakota, the USA and many countries around the world are experiencing unprecedented times due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak.

Vermillion is prioritizing safe travel and when you’re ready to travel, we’re ready for you.

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How to Help Your Community

Vermillionaires and South Dakotans are resilient.
Our community comes together when it’s most needed. Today is no different.

See how you can help your community and local businesses.

Ways to Make an Impact

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resources

Vermillion, South Dakota, the USA, and many countries around the world are experiencing unprecedented times due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak.

Here at the VCDC, we are compiling up-to-date information and available resources to assist the Vermillion business community.

Resources to Assist

The Spirit of South Dakota

We invite you to come experience Vermillion: the “Spirit of South Dakota.” A truly extraordinary community nestled on the banks of the Missouri River. We’re home to the University of South Dakota, a burgeoning culinary scene, and are host to ample opportunities for outdoor adventures in the area. Just one visit and you’ll see we really are “Close to Everything. Far From Ordinary.”

Explore Vermillion

Things to Do

Vermillion is the proud home to an endless number of unique offerings that you can’t find anywhere else. Conveniently located near the intersection of Interstate 29 and South Dakota Highway 50, Vermillion delivers no shortage of arts, culture, history, and heritage to explore. Whether setting out to explore any of our beautiful parks, many historic sites, or some of our countless artistic sites and venues, visitors are sure to discover many reasons to #LOVermillion.

Plan Your Trip
Chamber of Commerce

Chamber of Commerce

Learn more about our mission at the Vermillion Area Chamber of Commerce.
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Economic Development

Economic Development

Excellent location. Access to skilled labor. Endless possibilities. Learn more about what makes Vermillion the perfect fit for your business.
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Visitors & Tourism

Visitors & Tourism

Arts, culture, sports, history, and heritage are all waiting to be enjoyed. Explore beautiful parks, take a stroll through our Historic Downtown District, or hop in a kayak and hit the river.
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